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Subject:RI Operations Daily Port Update
Date:Tuesday, January 08, 2019
Priority:Normal
Notice:**Due to the ongoing Government budget constraints, Providence CBP has advised they will only board vessels that are arriving from foreign ports within the hours of 0700-1900, 7 days a week. Vessels that arrive after hours and are in need of CBP clearance will not be able to conduct any cargo operations until the vessel has been cleared by a CBP officer. Agent and gaugers are allowed to board after hours when prior consent is granted**

Homeland Security Advisory System
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The National Homeland Security Advisory System is at Yellow (MARSEC Level I), or an elevated level of threat for the Port of Providence.

Cape Cod Canal Air Draft Restriction
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The US Army Corp of Engineers has advised that the air draft for Cape Cod Canal transits has returned to 135 feet.
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Providence, RI Weather
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This Afternoon
A chance of showers. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 43. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Tonight
Showers likely, mainly between 1am and 2am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 39. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Wednesday
Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 45. West wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. West wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

Friday
Sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph.

Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Northwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 27. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Sunday Night
A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. North wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind around 11 mph.

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Newport:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/01/08 Tue 02:04 AM -0.10 L
2019/01/08 Tue 09:10 AM 3.46 H
2019/01/08 Tue 02:50 PM -0.04 L
2019/01/08 Tue 09:30 PM 3.02 H
2019/01/09 Wed 02:46 AM -0.03 L
2019/01/09 Wed 09:46 AM 3.27 H
2019/01/09 Wed 03:24 PM 0.01 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:09 PM 2.90 H

Providence:
Date Day Time Pred High/Low
2019/01/08 Tue 02:13 AM -0.21 L
2019/01/08 Tue 09:27 AM 4.50 H
2019/01/08 Tue 02:49 PM -0.11 L
2019/01/08 Tue 09:45 PM 4.06 H
2019/01/09 Wed 02:57 AM -0.10 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:06 AM 4.28 H
2019/01/09 Wed 03:31 PM -0.06 L
2019/01/09 Wed 10:26 PM 3.94 H

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Narragansett Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SE 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A slight chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds around 5 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 3 to 5 ft.

Wed Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves around 2 ft.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 1 foot or less.

Sat Night
N winds around 5 kt. Waves 1 foot or less. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

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Rhode Island Sound:

This Afternoon
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt after midnight. Seas 4 to 6 ft. Patchy fog. Rain likely. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Wed
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 6 to 9 ft.

Wed Night
W winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

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Buzzards Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Wed Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat
NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft.

Sat Night
N winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 1 foot or less. A chance of snow. Vsby 1 to 3 nm. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

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Cape Cod Bay:

This Afternoon
S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of rain with vsby 1 nm or less.

Tonight
S winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Wed
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Wed Night
W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Thu
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Thu Night
NW winds 20 to 25 kt, diminishing to 15 to 20 kt after midnight. Gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.

Fri Night
NW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 2 to 4 ft.

Sat
NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Sat Night
NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 2 ft. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height


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TIM MANNING,
AGENT
MORAN SHIPPING AGENCIES, INC.
106 FRANCIS ST
PROVIDENCE, RI 02903
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Notice posted on Tuesday, January 08, 2019

Disclaimer
For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.